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Publication Date: 08/1/2008
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ECD Joins Trans-Tec At GlobalTRONICS

Milwaukie, OR, September 8. 2008 – ECD of Milwaukie, OR, USA, developer of a full line of thermal profiling products, will join TransTechnology Pte Ltd (Trans-Tec) in Booth G32 at GlobalTRONICS in Singapore September 9-12, where they will exhibit ECD’s recently introduced V-M.O.L.E.® thermal profiler...
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Assel Picks Valor's vPlan

Yavne, Israel — Valor Computerized Systems Ltd has been selected by Assel, one of Poland's largest EMS providers, to provide vPlan — Valor's next-generation, enterprise-level process engineering software solution for electronics assembly. With the aid of vPlan, Assel will be able to provide its customers ...Read More
Cherokee Awarded DC/DC Circuit Patent

Tustin, CA — Cherokee International (NASDAQ: CHRK), has received a U.S. patent for its innovative "Lossless Clamp" circuit for DC/DC converters that can be used as a standalone stage or incorporated in AC/DC products. The Lossless Clamp patent lowers dissipation losses and renders the DC/DC converter stage ...Read More
PDR Focused IR Rework System Selected by ASK

Shingle Springs, CA — PDR, and its UK master distributor, Parkheath, have been selected by UK-based ASK Technology as the vendor of choice for BGA rework systems. The agreement was concluded during the recent event in Earls Court following a two-way pitch where ASK placed the order to supply PDR's Focused IR ...Read More
Catalyst Expands 3 Mfg. Plants

Endicott, NY — Catalyst Manufacturing Services, a full-service contract electronics manufacturer providing engineering, manufacturing, and technical support, has purchased six turnkey production lines from Universal Instruments, including screen printers, reflow ovens and 12 Genesis Platforms, to be installed ...Read More
APEM Acquires CH Products

Haverhill, MA — APEM has acquired CH Products, a manufacturer of joysticks, trackballs and simulation control devices. CH Products has manufactured advanced motion control solutions for more than 25 years. CH manufactures a wide range of resistive and Hall-effect joysticks as well as panel mount and desktop ... Read More
Ascentec Engineering Acquires Datum Dynamics USA

Sherwood, OR — Ascentec Engineering has acquired Datum Dynamics USA,Portsmouth, RI, boosting its Northeast operations. Datum will move to Ascentec's recently established site in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Colin Reddy, previously Sales Manager at Datum Dynamics, will assist transitioning current Datum clients ...Read More
Catalyst Acquires Certain Assets of RAMP Industries

Endicott, NY — Catalyst Manufacturing Services has acquired certain assets of RAMP Industries, a long time New York based EMS provider. The combining of these companies provides strong expertise in the manufacture of electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies as well as complex wire harness assembly. RAMP ...Read More
Diodes Inc. Acquires Zetex plc

Dallas, TX — Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) has completed its acquisition of Zetex plc (LSE: ZTX) in an all cash deal. The transaction will close under the previously released terms by which each Zetex shareholder will receive 85.45 pence in cash per Zetex ordinary share, valuing the fully diluted share ...Read More
IEWC Buys Assets of Control Master Products

New Berlin, WI — Industrial Electric Wire and Cable (IEWC), has concluded an Asset Purchase Agreement with Control Master Products (CMP) of Concord, California. CMP is a UL and CSA certified stocking distributor of wire, cable and wire management products; providing value added services including the striping ...Read More
Metris Acquires Software Company Integrated Quality, Inc.

Leuven, Belgium — Metris (MTRS, Euronext Brussels) has acquired 100 percent of the stock of Integrated Quality Inc. (IQ), a US company specializing in developing software for Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). This transaction fits in the Metris acquisition strategy to strengthen its product portfolio and ...Read More
MW Industries Acquires RAF Electronic Hardware

Logansport, IN — MW Industries, Inc. (MWI) has acquired RAF Electronic Hardware (RAF), a division of R&R Manufacturing Company, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. RAF is headquartered in Seymour, CT. It is a manufacturer and catalog marketer of electronic hardware components, serving customers ...Read More
National Technical Systems Acquires Elliott Laboratories, Inc.

Calabasas, CA — National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS) has completed its acquisition of Elliott Laboratories, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Product Safety and Wireless regulatory testing laboratory with two full-service facilities. The addition of Elliott ...Read More
Plextronics Inks Pact with KPF

Pittsburgh, PA — Plextronics, Inc. has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Parts & Fasteners (KPF) to create a research and development center for organic photovoltaic (OPV) process development in Korea. Plextronics will focus on advancements in its active layer inks for solar ... Read More
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